|A Pace Odyssey
The minds of the youth have the ability to absorb and retain more information than any other generation. It is their instinctual capabilities to remain unbiased that leads them to this unknown success. Having no previous opinions to restrict the knowledge being presented, young individuals can assess situations with not only clarity but with honesty. Although within this neutrality that adolescents possess, persuasion can conform the youth into a person of someone else’s liking. Their lack in experience leaves them rootless to the world, however their intellect is not impaired. It is in this time that a useful potential can be seen, this same idea is exaggerated in the novel Ender’s Game, a young boy is persuaded into becoming an unstoppable force in a futuristic military. The current youth have all the tools to reach a realistic approach on this book. Raising the question, can and should adolescences be entrusted with any form of military power?